Prevention Support

Get connected to one or more of the programs below for support with diabetes prevention (step 3)

Knowing our risk and how to reduce it helps us to stay healthy.

Support for Children & Youth

Children’s Hospitals across Canada support diabetes prevention among children and youth through the operation of the Meant2Prevent website. This hub features evidence-based, pediatric-focused resources on healthy living and type 2 diabetes prevention for both healthcare professionals and families.

Support for Adults

The programs below offer support to individuals 18 years of age or over to lower the risk of developing type 2 diabetes for both themselves and their family members.


Less is known about how to lower the risk of developing other types of diabetes (for more information visit our Am I at Risk page).

How do I know if I’m at risk of developing diabetes?

Self Management Programs

  • FREE programs for individuals 18 years of age or older with long-term health conditions
  • Programs are led by trained peer facilitators who are living with long-term illnesses such as diabetes
  • Programs will support individuals to learn and practice self-management skills (e.g. goal setting, problem solving) that will help them to better manage their symptoms of living with long-term health issues (e.g. diabetes, chronic pain, asthma, etc.)
Find out more about the Self Management Program in the Toronto Central Region